Heart to Heart: Anna Hemnes

Rebecca Helton, MA

Every day, Anna Hemnes, MD, treats patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.  Every day, she works to find a cure. Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a rare disease that narrows and stiffens …

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Popular Young Scientist’s Post on Failure to Get Funding Goes Viral

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Brad Voytek should be the poster child for neuroscience. He’s smart, charismatic, does a ton of outreach, sports an impressive soul patch and works on difficult problems of how …

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Thank a Congress Critter! Science Budget is a Win for NIH NSF

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

This week's bipartisan budget offered big wins for NIH and NSF thanks to Congressional Reps Tom Coles and Roy Blunt. 👏🏽

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Peering into Peer Review

The Edge for Scholars

Why don’t proposals given better scores by the National Institutes of Health lead to more important research outcomes? Michael Lauer’s job at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) …

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Not that Kind of Grant Application: Tales of Waiting for Career Development Awards

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Waiting to hear on your first major grant is hard.

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Even More Cranky

Cranky Reviewer

Bilateral justification is from the devil. It’s a cognitive drain and subtle form of punishment for your reader.

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NIH Loan Repayment Deadline Extended

The Edge for Scholars

NIH wants to pay your medical or grad school debt so much that they’ve given you an extra two weeks to apply for their program.  That’s right, this …

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Big Numbers, Big Ideas: Pingsheng Wu

Rebecca Helton, MA

Pingsheng Wu, PhD, likes playing with numbers.  She combs through large amounts of data, such as hospital records and surveys, seeking the causes of disease.  Although she has worked with …

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Good News, Everyone!

The Edge for Scholars

Success rates for R01 and equivalent awards went up in FY 2016, with R01s hitting over 19% and R01-equivalents breaking 20% for the first time in ten years.

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Undergrads in the Lab: An Interview with Paris Grey

Britteny Watson-Ivey

In this interview, Paris Grey, co-creator of Undergrad in the Lab, gives great insight regarding undergrads in research.

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